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Posted May 1st, 2016
  Copenhagen may be a top study abroad destination, but wouldn’t you rather spend your semester abroad immersed in a 5,000-year-old city accompanied by a gorgeous Mediterranean climate?   We thought so and here are 4 reasons why ancient streets are better than snow:   The Culture Copenhagen welcomes a great European culture which is worth seeing at some point in life. When you’re young and looking to have the best 5...
Posted April 28th, 2016
From a very early age, Gidon Frank has had a strong connection to the Jewish community in his hometown of Toronto, Ontario Canada.   A graduate of Associated Hebrew Schools of Toronto and Community Hebrew Academy of Toronto, Gidon graduated from Brock University in 2011. During his time in university, he helped grow the Jewish Student Association and became very involved with several local Jewish organizations. With the help of Masa...
Posted April 21st, 2016
From desalination to solar energy, irrigation, and literally making the desert bloom, Israelis know a thing or two about green tech and sustainability. Masa Israel Journey’s environmental programs provide academic, volunteer, and professional opportunities for young adults to gain hands-on experience in sustainable building, organic farming, permaculture, and more. In honor of this year's Earth Day, grab your hiking boots and get...
Posted April 20th, 2016
  By Andria Kaplan Aylyarov       1. The Lemon Tree: An Arab, a Jew and the Heart of the Middle East, Sandy Tolan Sandy Tolan dives deep inside the relationship of Bashir Khairi, a Palestinian and Dalia Eshkenazi Landau, an Israeli college student. The book breaks down the Israeli-Palestinian conflict through the relationship of this unlikely friendship and proves hope and transformation does exist.   2. ‘Catch...